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"Is it Possible to Start a New Career in Tech with No Previous Experience?"

Updated: Apr 9

Welcome to Start Centre! As an ed-tech online course centre, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of our new courses. Let’s take this opportunity to introduce ourselves and share what we’re all about.


At Start Centre, we firmly believe that learning should be accessible to everyone. That’s why we’ve crafted a collection of flexible online courses that can be completed at your own pace. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, our courses are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in today’s fast-paced world.


What Sets Us Apart?

  1. Wide Range of Courses: We offer an extensive selection of online tech courses, including:

  • Project Management

  • Business Analysis

  • Cybersecurity

  • Data Analysis

  • Python

  1. Learn from the Best: Our courses are taught by industry experts with years of practical experience. You’ll be learning from professionals who truly understand the ins and outs of their respective fields.

  2. Comprehensive Understanding: Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, our courses cover everything—from the basics to advanced topics. We’re committed to providing you with a comprehensive understanding of your chosen subject area.

  3. Tailored Learning: We recognise that everyone has unique learning needs. That’s why we offer courses that can be tailored to your specific requirements. Study entirely online, from anywhere in the world—all you need is a computer and an internet connection.

  4. Benefits of Studying with Start Centre:

  • Comprehensive Knowledge: Gain a deep understanding of your chosen subject.

  • Expert Guidance: Learn from seasoned professionals.

  • Flexible Schedule: Study at your own pace, fitting learning into your busy life.

  • Global Access: Access course materials from anywhere.

  • Career Boost: Acquire valuable skills to enhance your career prospects.

  • Team Work: Complete projects with other like-minded students as a team.

Ready to Get Started?

Enrolling in our courses is a breeze. Visit our website and embark on your learning journey with Start Centre.


Frequently Asked Questions


What are the fees for your courses?


At Start Centre, we’re committed to making learning accessible and affordable. Our courses cover various topics in both tech and business, and we offer exceptional value for your investment. Here’s what you need to know about our fees:

  1. Course Pricing: Our courses start at just £495 per course. This means you can access high-quality content without breaking the bank.

  2. Flexible Learning: Whether you’re interested in project management, business analysis, cybersecurity, data analysis, or Python, we’ve got you covered. Industry experts curate our dynamic modules, providing the latest insights and practical skills.

  3. Seamless Blend: Our interactive and personalised learning experience ensures a seamless blend of theory and real-world applications. You’ll learn from professionals who have practical experience in their fields.

  4. Community of Learners: Join a passionate community of learners and elevate your expertise with us. Transform your career trajectory today!

Ready to embark on your learning journey? Visit our website and explore the exciting courses at Start Centre.


What payment methods do you accept?


At Start Centre, we offer a variety of convenient payment methods to make your learning experience seamless. Here are the options you can choose from:

  1. Credit/Debit Cards: We accept major credit and debit cards, including Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Enter your card details during checkout.

  2. PayPal: If you prefer using PayPal, you can link your account and securely complete your payment.

  3. Apple Pay and Google Pay: For those who love digital wallets, both Apple Pay and Google Pay are supported. These allow you to pay directly from your smartphone or smartwatch without using physical cards or cash1.

  4. Bank Transfers (BACS): This option is also available if you’d like to transfer funds directly from your bank account.

  5. Other Providers: We also work with payment providers such as Adyen, Mollie, Trustly, Skrill, and more. You might see their names on your bank statement.

Choose the method that suits you best, and let’s get started on your learning journey!


What is the refund policy?


At Start Centre, we understand that sometimes circumstances change, and you may need to request a refund. Our refund policy is designed to be fair and transparent. Here are the key points:

  1. Refund Eligibility:

  • You can request a refund within 14 days of enrolling in a course.

  • To be eligible for a refund, you must not have completed more than 20% of the course content.

  1. How to Request a Refund:

  • Send an email to our customer support team at support@startcentre.com.

  • Include your full namecourse name, and the reason for your refund request.

  1. Processing Time:

  • We aim to process refunds within 5 business days of receiving your request.

  • Refunds will be issued to the original payment method.

  1. Exceptions:

  • If you’ve accessed more than 20% of the course content, we won’t be able to provide a refund.

  • Refunds are not applicable for special promotionsbundles, or discounted courses.

  1. Course Completion:

  • If you’ve completed more than 20% of the course, you’ll receive a certificate of completion instead of a refund.

Remember, we’re here to support your learning journey. If you have any questions or need assistance, contact our customer support team.


Can I transfer my enrollment to another course?


At Start Centre, we understand that sometimes your learning journey may take an unexpected turn. If you wish to transfer your enrollment to another course, here’s what you need to know:

  1. Transfer Eligibility:

  • You can request a transfer within 30 days of enrolling in the original course.

  • The new course must be of equal or lesser value than the one you’re currently enrolled in.

  1. How to Request a Transfer:

  • Send an email to our customer support team at support@startcentre.com.

  • Include your full namecurrent course name, and the desired course name for the transfer.

  1. Processing Time:

  • We aim to process transfers within 5 business days of receiving your request.

  • Once approved, you’ll receive access to the new course.

  1. Exceptions:

  • Transfers are not applicable for special promotionsbundles, or discounted courses.

  • If the new course has a higher value, you’ll need to pay the difference.

Remember, we’re here to support your growth and learning. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or need assistance with the transfer process.


Is there a community forum for learners at the Start Centre?


At Start Centre, we understand the importance of community and collaboration in the learning journey. While we don’t currently have a dedicated community forum on our website, we encourage learners to connect and engage with us through other channels:

  1. Social Media: Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. We regularly share updates, tips, and success stories. Join the conversation, ask questions, and connect with fellow learners.

  2. Online Communities: Explore relevant online tech, business, and personal development communities. Platforms like Reddit, Stack Exchange, and specialised forums offer a wealth of knowledge and networking opportunities.

  3. Local Meetups: Check if local tech or business meetups are in your area. These events provide a chance to meet like-minded individuals, share experiences, and learn from each other.

  4. Collaborative Learning: Engage with your peers within our courses. Use discussion boards, group projects, and collaborative assignments to connect, exchange ideas, and support one another.

Remember, learning is not just about acquiring knowledge—it’s also about building relationships and growing together. Feel free to explore these avenues and create your own learning community!


Can I connect with instructors directly for personalised guidance?


At Start Centre, we value personalised learning experiences. Connecting with instructors directly can greatly enhance your understanding and provide tailored guidance. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Office Hours: Many of our instructors hold regular office hours where you can ask questions, seek clarification, and discuss course material. These sessions are usually conducted online via video conferencing tools.

  2. Discussion Boards: Within each course, we have discussion boards where you can post questions, share insights, and engage with instructors and fellow learners. Instructors actively participate in these discussions.

  3. Email Communication: You can reach out to instructors via email. Look for their contact information in the course syllabus or announcements. Be concise and specific in your queries.

  4. Feedback Sessions: Some courses include one-on-one feedback sessions where instructors review your work, provide constructive feedback, and address any concerns.

  5. Social Media: Follow our instructors on social media platforms. They often share valuable content, tips, and updates related to the course material.

Remember, personalised guidance is a key part of your learning journey. Don’t hesitate to connect with instructors—they’re here to support your growth!


Are there any mentorship programs available at Start Centre?


At Start Centre, we recognise the value of mentorship in personal and professional growth. While we don’t currently have a dedicated community forum, we encourage learners to explore other avenues for mentorship and support:

  1. Define Your Goals: Before launching a mentorship program, clarify your objectives. Consider career development, onboarding new employees, knowledge sharing, diversity and inclusion, leadership development, and transition periods. Ensure your goals are clear, measurable, and attainable1.

  2. Guidelines Matter: Successful mentoring programs strike a balance between structure and flexibility. Outline the mentoring workflow for both mentees and mentors. Key defining areas include program dates, allowing for individual needs and goals.

  3. Monthly Pricing: Our courses start at just £495 per month2. We believe in affordability without compromising quality.

  4. Flexible Learning: Whether you’re interested in project management, business analysis, cybersecurity, data analysis, or Python, our dynamic modules cater to diverse learning needs.

  5. Payment Methods: Choose from credit/debit cards, PayPal, Apple Pay, Google Pay, bank transfers, and other providers. We’ve made payment convenient for you

  6. Refund Policy: You can request a refund within 14 days of enrollment, provided you haven’t completed more than 20% of the course content. Exceptions apply to special promotions and discounted courses.

  7. Transfer Enrollment: Need to switch courses? You can request a transfer within 30 days of enrollment if the new course is of equal or lesser value.

  8. Connect with Instructors: Our instructors are accessible via office hours, discussion boards, email, and social media. Personalised guidance is key to your success.


Remember, at Start Centre, we’re committed to your growth. Explore our courses, connect with peers, and embark on an exciting learning journey!


What if I want to pause my subscription temporarily?


If you wish to temporarily pause your subscription at Start Centre, we’ve got you covered! Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Subscription Pause Request:

  • Send an email to our customer support team at support@startcentre.com.

  • Include your full namecourse name, and the duration  you want to pause your subscription.

  1. Processing Time:

  • We aim to process pause requests within 5 business days of receiving your email.

  • You won’t have access to course materials or updates during the pause period.

  1. Resume Your Learning:

  • Once the pause period ends, you can resume your learning seamlessly.

  • Reach out to us when you’re ready to continue.

Remember, we’re here to support your learning journey, whether you’re actively studying or taking a short break. Feel free to reach out if you have any further questions.


Remember, enroling in our courses is easy. Visit our website and browse our course catalogue. Once you’ve found the course right for you, click on the enrolment button and follow the instructions. Alternatively, take our comprehensive Personality Test to guide you.




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